Women's Leadership

Ashley Lucas

4 Ways to Get Your Product Into Retailers

  July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Katharine ReQua MBA ’17, co-founder of For Now and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator coach.  Katharine…

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Ashley Lucas

From Online to In-Person: Opening Up Your Own Retail Shop

  July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Emily Lagasse MBA ’15, CEO of , Fedwell Pet Foods and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator participant.  In 2010,…

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Ashley Lucas

5 Ways to Get Your Product Ready for Retail

  July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Angie Sanchez MBA ’11, CEO of Artyfactos, and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator participant.   Artyfactos is a socially…

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Ashley Lucas

5 Ways to Help Your Retailers Sell

July 16-22 marks Independent Retailer Week! Here, the WIN Lab has collaborated with four savvy entrepreneurs to get their advice on getting product ready for retail, partnering with retailers, helping those partners sell your products, and opening up your own shop. The following post was created by Krysta Lewis, CEO of Aisling Organic Cosmetics and a Babson WIN Lab accelerator participant.  Today Aisling Organic…

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Malvika Sheth

Stylebymalvika: Style for the Driven Dreamer

It’s been six months since I decided to put my deepest passion to action, and I can safely say that taking that intimidating leap, of putting myself and my voice around style on social mediums, has been the greatest learning process thus far. I began my journey by opening up an Instagram account to share…

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Emily Denoble

Angela Sanchez MBA’11: Female Founder Stories (Part 6)

Angela Sanchez MBA’11 is the Founder and CEO of Artyfactos, a jewelry company that sells statement pieces handcrafted by Latin American women using natural materials including seeds, orange peels, and coffee beans. I originally interviewed Angela for an “Entrepreneurship in Fashion” course project, led by Dr. Caroline Daniels. When we spoke on the phone, Angela…

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Emily Denoble

Yulkendy Valdez ’17: Female Founder Stories (Part 4)

Yulkendy Valdez ’17 co-founded Project 99 with Josuel Plasencia ’17 in 2014 to encourage diversity in the workplace. At Babson, Yulkendy was a CWEL Scholar and a recipient of the Glavin Global Leadership Award. She now works full-time as the Managing Partner of Project 99. Yulkendy and Josuel are creating important and meaningful changes in…

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Emily Denoble

April Chen ’19: Female Founder Stories (Part 3)

April Chen ’19 is a Co-Founder of Gentle. In 2017, Gentle surpassed its goal on Kickstarter, raising nearly $5,500 from 120 backers. It is now a running business, with exciting developments ahead. April is also a freelance graphic designer and was involved in last year’s Summer Venture Program. Tell me about Gentle. Our mission is…

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Emily Denoble

Brittany Lo ’14: Female Founder Stories (Part 2)

Brittany Lo ’14 is a beauty entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Beautini. Before founding her business, Brittany gained experience working for brands including L’OREAL USA, Redken 5th Ave, and Sony Music Entertainment. Beautini is a two-time winner of The Knot Best of Weddings and was named in New York Magazine’s 2017 “Best of…

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